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www.handpickedindevon.co.uk In tandem with this exclusive brochure our website www.handpickedindevon.co.uk is now receiving thousands of visitors and this is increasing month on month. With vibrant images, truly interactive mapping features and sophisticated search functions you are never more than a click away from finding exactly what you are looking for. Superb accommodation, wonderful restaurants, pubs and inns, exclusive shopping and great days out are all featured plus up to the minute information regarding county and local events, traffic, tides, weather and webcams. Across four main exclusive sectors, Stay: Dine: Shop, we feel that we have found something for all tastes. The website www.handpickedindevon.co.uk offers more in depth information on all of those featured in the brochure as well as many other wonderful Devon businesses that due to time restraints did not make this edition. The Handpicked in Devon website works perfectly with all the latest smart phones, tablets and mobile devices. As well as Handpicked in Devon we also have developed www.handpickedincornwall.co.uk www.handpickedinsomerset.co.uk www.handpickedcotswolds.co.uk www.greatbritishweddings.co.uk www.elitecottages.co.uk in our portfolio. If you feel that your business is of the quality required to feature in any of our websites or publications please apply today Email: sales@handpickedindevon.co.uk Tel: 01548 560244 You can also follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/HandpickedinDev

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FINGALS

A Fine Country House Hotel

Fingals Hotel, Old Coombe, Dittisham, Dartmouth, Devon TQ6 0JA Website: www.fingals.co.uk

01803722398 Email: richard@fingals.co.uk VisitTelephone: www.odetruefood.co.uk Page 4

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Beesands Kingsbridge South Devon TQ7 2EN For reservations and general enquiries please call 01548 580215 or e-mail enquiries@the cricketinn.com www.thecricketinn.com

LOOK AT THAT VIEW...

Lewtrenchard Manor • Lewdown • Near Okehampton • Devon • EX20 4PN Tel: 01566 783222 • info@lewtrenchard.co.uk • www.lewtrenchard.co.uk

Award winning 3 Rosette Restaurant and “The Purple Carrot”, a unique private dining experience

A JACOBEAN MANOR TUCKED AWAY IN ITS OWN SECRET VALLEY www.handpickedindevon.co.uk

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Huccombe House Luxury Self Catering Barns in the heart of Devon’s South Hams

Huccombe House has been renovated to the highest standards recognised by its 5 Star award from Enjoy England.

Web: www.grimpstonleigh.co.uk Tel: (01548) 521258 (eve & w/e) Mobile: 07714 214538 (daytime) Email: kevin@grimpstonleigh.com

The three large bedrooms have beautiful en-suite facilities and stunning views of the meadows below and the rolling hills beyond.

“Our intention is to make our guests feel welcome and totally at home to enjoy this lovely, peaceful environment.”

Huccombe House, Huccombe, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 2EP Tel +44 01548 580669 huccombehouse@aol.com | www.southdevonbandb.co.uk

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Seven en-suite bedrooms, evening meals Tuesday to Saturday, lounge bar, conservatory, dining room overlooking East Dart River and open moorland, 500 metres from Clapper Bridge. Afternoon Cream Teas available during the season.

Lydgate House Hotel, Postbridge, Yelverton, Dartmoor. Devon, PL20 6TJ T: 01822 880209 E: info@lydgatehouse.co.uk W: www.lydgatehouse.co.uk

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Elite Cottages www.elitecottages.co.uk

Elite Cottages is a new and exclusive website featuring some of the most luxurious cottages and holiday properties from across the UK. We have only invited the properties that have reached the highest levels of accommodation and amenities to join Elite Cottages. The Elite Cottage portfolio already includes stunning cottages across the South West,The Lake Districts & The Cotswolds. Many of our properties offer their guests superb facilities including: Swimming Pools, Hot Tubs & Saunas, Turkish Baths, Tennis Courts, Fishing Lakes,Water Sports, Horse Riding, Gymnasiums, In House Chefs, Chauffeurs. .and much more.

“With our unique search facility you can search by location, number in your party, facilities required, availability and style of cottage. This will then produce a small selection of delightful cottages for you to choose from and all of an amazingly high standard.” If you are looking for the perfect holiday cottage anywhere in the UK we are sure that you will find exactly what you are looking for at Elite Cottages.

Finding that special place just got a whole lot easier.

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special places in stunning locations

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Westward Ho! Otherwise known as North Devon’s jewel in the crown, is a beach resort geared up to cater for every tourist’s needs. With seaside shops, art and craft stores including local renowned and eclectic beach chic themed Everything Westward www.everythingwestward.co.uk and a range of high quality restaurants and food outlets, Westward Ho! is a popular family destination. The picturesque village just off of the A39 nr Bideford has over 2 miles of golden sandy beach which has been awarded the blue flag status for cleanliness and safety for the 10th year running, meaning that you can enjoy the seaside with confidence all year round. The long sandy beach is backed by a pebble ridge with Northam Burrows Country Park accessible at one end this beach offers sand, rock pools and nature. From the beach you have direct access to the South West Coastal Path with stunning views from the top of Cornborough and Abbotsham Cliffs above Westward Ho! looking northwards to Braunton Sands and Baggy Point. RNLI Lifeguard service is available from May to September and the beach is popular with windsurfers, surfers and swimmers. Dogs are permitted from October to April on the whole beach, and all year round at the Northam Burrows end. There is ample car parking and disabled parking close to the beach. The wonderful surf that runs on to Westward Ho! draws surfers and kite boarders

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from miles around, and with designated surfing areas the beach caters for every activity. The surf is also home to wild sea bass, attracting anglers from all over the country. Equipment and tuition for bathing, surfing and angling is readily available from local outlets. Westward Ho! Once known for its historic roots and inspiration behind Charles Kingsley’s novel has recently had a face lift and Is fast becoming an all year round holiday destination of choice, with a wide range of high quality accommodation and eateries. Just 15 minutes walk from the center of Westward Ho! you will find Westward Living at Duckhaven Stud, an award winning unique family run holiday business focusing on luxurious family accommodation set within 60 acres of private grounds. Winners of the prestigious Devon Tourism Awards for 2012 and 2013, this establishment will not disappoint anyone looking for the perfect coastal mix of location and luxury www.westwardliving.co.uk . Alternatively if the beach is more your passion why not consider the highly acclaimed beachfront Seahorse Apartments www. seahorseapartments.co.uk , the sought after Seahorse Penthouse has the best views in the village and a large roof garden with hot tub, which is perfect for relaxing and enjoying the sound of the Atlantic Ocean.

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Award-winning self catering Holiday cottages • • • • • •

10 luxurious self-catering cottages sleeping between two and six guests Close proximity to centre of village ans surrounding coastal villages Wet room facilities Single story cottages Children’s play area • Indoor pool Delicious cream tea on arrival

t 01237 238967 e info@westwardliving.co.uk

OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND FOR SHORT & LONG BREAKS Located in 60 acres of private grounds of Duckhaven stud with direct access from every cottage onto the South West Coastal Footpath and nearby to many local tourist attractions and great local restaurants. Our cottages are the perfect choice if you are looking for a romantic escape to treat a loved one, celebrate a special occasion or a fun family holiday near the beach.

we look forward to welcoming you!

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DEVON TOURISM AWARDS 2013 Our three stunning beach front apartments are the perfect retreat for luxurious short breaks or family escapes all year round. Each apartment has a current 5 star gold rating from VisitEngland and enjoys the most breath taking and spectacular views over the Atlantic ocean, Exmoor and Bideford Bay.

We also offer secure private parking, lift access and concierge service. The Seahorse Penthouse has a private roof garden with hot tub, BBQ and ample room for relaxing with loved ones.

All our apartments enjoy inviting two person mood lit jacuzzi baths wall mounted 60” TVs, wine coolers and private balconies.

LUXURY SELF-CATERING HOLIDAYS

seahorseapartments.co.uk 01237 238967 OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND • BOOKING ESSENTIAL • CHECK FOR AVAILABILITY

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ROCK INN YELVERTON | DARTMOOR

Yelverton’s

Premier Free House TEL: 01822 852022

www.rockinndartmoor.co.uk

The Whitchurch Inn Whitchurch’s Premier Free House, Tavistock

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The Normandy Arms is situated in Blackawton, a perfect traditional Devon village halfway between Totnes and Dartmouth in the well known South Hams. Andrew West-Letford, new proprietor, is looking to add his flair and considerable knowledge to this small but welcoming village pub with superb Bed and Breakfast Accommodation.

Normandy Arms, Blackawton, Nr Dartmouth, Devon. TQ9 7BN

Telephone 01803 712884 Email:info@normandyarms.co.uk Web:www.normandyarms.co.uk

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Gidleigh Park Chagford, Devon TQ13 Visit8HH www.odetruefood.co.uk

Tel: 01647 432367 Email: gidleighpark@gidleigh.co.uk Web: www.gidleigh.com Tel 01626 873 977

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Beesands Kingsbridge South Devon TQ7 2EN For reservations and general enquiries please call 01548 580215 or e-mail enquiries@the cricketinn.com www.thecricketinn.com

THE INN ON THE SHORE...

We also produce award winning products that are available from our shops @ 11s Kingsbridge and @ the bakery Frogmore

We offer many forms of bespoke outside catering and can create a pop-up feast within Devon and the South West. Using the finest locally sourced ingredients to ensure the quality not only meets but exceeds your expectations. @ The Bakery Frogmore, Kingsbridge, Devon TQ7 2NT Phone: 01548 531 236 | Mobile: 07973 735318 www.dartfinefood.co.uk | email: dartfinefood@btconnect.com

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THE GLOBE INN FROGMORE | SOUTH DEVON

The Globe Inn is situated in the pretty village of Frogmore, which lies between Dartmouth and Kingsbridge, in glorious unspoilt South Hams countryside.

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Delicious home cooked food with Daily Specials Well kept real ales and local cider Air conditioned restaurant Two large car parks Lovely new terrace & garden Barbeques in summer months Warm friendly atmosphere 5 minutes from Frogmore pontoon Superb 4 Star bed & breakfast accommodation

Stay with us in one of our eight delightful and spacious modern bedrooms. The rooms are now fitted with all the latest mod-cons you would expect from a 4 Star Visit Britain establishment.

The Globe Inn, Frogmore, nr Kingsbridge TQ7 2NR 01548 531351 | info@theglobeinn.co.uk | www.theglobeinn.co.uk www.handpickedindevon.co.uk

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Avon Mill  cafe  garden centre  deli

 delicious treats to eat  gourmet foods for the larder  beautiful things for your house & garden  riverside walks  dogs welcome Avon Mill, Loddiswell, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 4DD  01548 550338

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Simply Flowers PASSION FOR DESIGN AND CREATIVITY

RHS Chelsea Florist of the Year, Silver Gilt & Bronze Medal Winner 2010 & 2011 Simply Flowers can provide glorious bouquets, wedding flowers, sympathy tributes, event flowers and much more – buy online or contact us on : 01626 833373 Simply Flowers: 59 Fore Street: Bovey Tracey Devon:TQ13 9AB info@simplyflowersdevon.com www.simplyflowersdevon.com

Fantastic selection of readymade Hampers “Create Your Own Hamper” for a truly personal gift Online fine food shop “Restock Your Larder” Produce 100% made in Devon Delivered to your Door - Holiday Home - Business

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